The Transgender Day of Remembrance was held at city hall Thursday afternoon to honour, remember and respect the victims of hate crimes against trans members of the community who have been subjected to discrimination and violence, sometimes resulting in injury or even death, either through attacks or suicide. On hand for the raising of the Canadian Transgender Pride flag were, from left, Mayor Jeff Lehman, Barrie Police Chief Kimberley Greenwood, trans resident Esen Mau, Barrie Pride co-chairman David Bradbury, trans resident Ivy Lace and Simcoe County District School Board equity and inclusion resource teacher Jane Dewar. IAN MCINROY /BARRIE EXAMINER

Transgender flag raised

The Transgender Day of Remembrance was held at city hall Thursday afternoon to honour, remember and respect the victims of hate crimes against trans m

Cogeco Data Service is expanding its flagship Barrie centre, adding 20,000 square feet and new jobs to its Welham Road facility. MARK WANZEL PHOTO

Cogeco expanding in Barrie

Cogeco Data Service is expanding its flagship Barrie centre, adding 20,000 square feet and new jobs to its Welham Road facility.

Snowblowers ripped off

CLEARVIEW TWP. - Huronia West OPP are investigating the theft of two snowblowers from a Stayner-area business

Foot chase in Barrie

A youth running from police jumped a fence but fell into a small pond before surrendering to officers in south-Barrie Thursday morning.

     

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